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About Dr. Alfred Huyoung
Dr. Alfred Huyoung, MD, FAAP, FACC is a Doctor primarily located in Rockford, IL, with other offices in Rockford, IL and Freeport, IL (and 5 other locations). He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiology and Pediatrics. Dr. Huyoung is affiliated with Heart Hospital at SwedishAmerican and Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Alfred Huyoung has the following 3 specialties
- Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric cardiologists are pediatricians with additional, specialized, training in the heart health of your children. When infants are born with congenital heart disease or abnormal hearts, pediatric cardiologists get involved as soon as possible — sometimes before the child is even born.
Through specific testing, they can diagnose the problem and care for the child throughout their treatment, which could range from medication to surgery and transplants. Other heart conditions they treat include arrhythmias, heart murmurs, holes in the heart and viral infections that affect blood flow.
Cardiologists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of conditions related to the heart and blood vessels.
A patient may be referred to a cardiologist if he experiences symptoms like chest pains, shortness of breath, dizziness, or high blood pressure. The physician will then evaluate your symptoms, take your health and family history and your weight. The cardiologist may order additional diagnostic tests, such as an echocardiogram, X-ray or blood tests. If necessary, the cardiologist may also call for a cardiac catheterization - a procedure in which a small tube is inserted into or near the heart that can take pictures of the heart's activity, or relieve blockage.
Once determining whether there is a heart condition, a cardiologist will treat a patient through cholesterol management, cardiac rehabilitation, and fitness. If surgical intervention is required, like open-heart surgery, a cardiologist will make that determination, but a cardiothoracic surgeon will perform the procedure.
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
Dr. Alfred Huyoung has the following 1 expertise
- Sports Medicine
Dr. Alfred Huyoung has 2 board certified specialties
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Dr. Alfred Huyoung is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Dr. Huyoung is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
42 Years Experience
University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1975
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